Secure Thingz and IAR Systems Endorse Global Joint Statement for Consumer IoT Security

UPPSALA, Sweden, February 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Through the World Economic Forum’s Council on the Connected World, companies are joining forces with industry, hackers and consumer groups to build consensus on the security of consumer IoT devices.

Cambridge, United Kingdom / Upsala, SwedenFebruary 162022-Secure Thingz, an IAR Systems® group company providing advanced platforms to secure the IoT, and IAR Systems, the global leader in software tools and services for embedded development, today announced their active support for the Consumer IoT Security Support Statement. Through the World Economic Forum’s Council on the Connected World, Consumers International, Cybersecurity Tech Accord and I Am The Cavalry, representing more than 400 organizations, have come together due to the growing threats stemming from unsecured consumer IoT devices.

With billions of connected consumer devices currently on the market, and billions more soon to follow, there is a need for a strong global foundation for IoT security in the next generation of consumer products. Through the World Economic Forum’s multi-stakeholder cooperation platform, IAR Systems and Secure Thingz are part of a community reflecting the interests of security researchers, technology providers and consumers.

“The efforts of the World Economic Forum, in addition to growing national and international standards, are welcome. At Secure Thingz, we are uniquely positioned to support improved security on all connected devices through our unique security solution. end-to-end solutions,” said Haydn Povey, CEO of Secure Thingz. “It’s only by elevating these demands to the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies and the halls of power that we’ll see the shifts in buying habits and systems empowerment, unlocking the radical benefits of the connected world.”

For more information on how Secure Thingz helps achieve the World Economic Forum’s measured outcomes, please visit www.securethingz.com/weforum. For more information on the Consumer IoT Security Support Statement, go to www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/02/5-security-must-haves-for-internet-connected-consumer-products.

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Tora FridholmCMO, IAR Systems
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